NYC’s Bike-Share Program Could Spark Tour De Litigation

Law360, New York (May 9, 2013, 7:07 PM EDT) -- The long-awaited Citi Bike program is set to launch a fleet of riders who could subject New York City to liability far beyond the $10 million in annual insurance provided by operator Alta Bicycle Share Inc., some lawyers say, but the city has made key legislative changes that could end up limiting the impact of any potential litigation.

Their comments came Thursday as the city — after nearly a year of software- and Superstorm Sandy-related delays — finally announced that the 6,000-bike, 330-station share program will...
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